Wooden canoes in Tiveden

Address: Tived Date: Sunday 6 aug 2017 - Saturday 30 Sep 2017 Show map

Address: Tived

On a daytrip with us, you’ll explore Tiveden from the watersruface. We’ll betravveling in beautiful, easygoing wooden canoes, sharing this magical experience.

Our trips are alway started with a swedish ”fika” by the fire and an informative introduction about our wooden canoes. Then you’ll get a throughly workshop, both theoretical and practical, about paddling and how to handle the canoes. Back on shore after the practical part of the workshop, we’ll make lunch together by the fire. You also get the chance to try starting a fire with a fire-steel.

Once we’ve eaten, we’ll get out on the water once more on a guided tour around the lake. During this time you’ll get to know things about both plants and animals who lives close to the water. Here some local folklore stories and also some about the importance of water in Tiveden historically.

Included: Canoe, paddel, life jacket, kneecaps, fika, lunch, workshop and guided tour.

What to bring: Clothes according to weather, steady water-resistent shoes, dry and warm clothes for change (also underwear!) and a tovel.Though we intend to stay dry above the surface one can never know…

Time: 10.00-15.00 or 17:00-21:00

Date: Maj, 13, 21,26-28 Augusti: 6-20, 25-27 september: 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 29-30

Price: 950 SEK/person

Available in: May, August and September

Participant qualification: In order to join us you have to know how to swim and you have to wear your life jacket when we’re out on the water. All personal properties are brought at your own risk.

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